This week's #FirearmFriday is a weapon that was a novel innovation. This German MP18 submachine gun was captured in October 1918 by troops of 1st Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry, during the First World War. #WW1
IWM FIR 6091 / iwm.org.uk/collections/item/…
Cpl Alfred Lachlan Jack, 14th Batt. Born Christchurch, New Zealand. Cabinet maker enlisted #OTD 1914. Promoted to Sergeant 21 Aug 1915. KIA Gallipoli Peninsula 28 Aug 1915 aged 34. Buried in Hill 60 Cemetery.
German trenches Christmas Eve 1914 ( Saxons with xmas tree ) Plugsteeet Wood
>Beautiful poignant signed UNIQUE ORIGINAL direct from the Artist, when it's gone it's gone!
>From a British artist who has exhibited at the Royal Academy in London!
🇬🇧HMS WARSPITE damage photos from the Battle of Jutland, 3-Jun-1916
P1: No. 7 152mm gun (stbd)
P2: Y turret
P3: Fwd port side
P4: Armor plate pierced. Shell exploded in a mess deck. A Mk XII 6-in(152mm) casemate gun at top left
Spotted this today, a large portrait of Lt Ronald Morgan, an Uppingham boy, commissioned into the SWB and transferred to 55 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Morgan died of wounds, following air to air combat, in July 1917 #history#WW1#FWW#RFC